The board shall, in the manner provided in chapter 14, prepare criteria for the selection of areas of critical concern which have the following characteristics:
(1) An area significantly affected by, or having a significant effect upon, an existing or proposed major government development which is intended to serve substantial numbers of persons beyond the vicinity in which the development is located and which tends to generate substantial development or urbanization.
(2) An area containing or having a significant impact upon historical, natural, scientific, or cultural resources of regional or statewide importance.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes